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World Snooker Championship 2024: Luca Brecel leads David Gilbert, Judd Trump in entrance towards Hossein Vafaei

Reigning world champion Luca Brecel made two century breaks to carry a 6-3 lead over David Gilbert on the finish of the primary session on the Crucible.

In a high-quality match on the opening day of the 2024 World Championship, the Belgian hit breaks of 134, 104, 91 and 73 to maneuver 5-2 forward.

Gilbert made a break of 115 within the eighth body, however Brecel solely wants 4 frames to maneuver into the final 16.

World quantity two Judd Trump holds a 6-3 lead towards Iran’s Hossein Vafaei.

Trump gained the 2019 title and was in ruthless kind as he punished any mistake from Vafaei, nineteenth on the earth.

The pair had met in 2022, with Trump profitable 10-4, and the Englishman once more holds the benefit earlier than their match concludes within the Sunday afternoon session.

Vafaei was 56-4, 67-0 and 44-8 forward within the second, third and fifth frames respectively, just for Trump to win every body, together with one on the pink and one on the black.

An outstanding clearance of 138 gave Vafaei the sixth body, Trump took the following two, however Vafaei ended the session nicely with a break of 74.

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